Where Light Falls

This weekend has seen an extraordinary and very moving event at London’s St Paul’s Cathedral. Where Light Falls is a light show which remembers and commemorates the members of the St Paul’s Watch who ensured the cathedral’s survival despite the terrible bombing during the Blitz.

Keith Jarrett has written a poem to accompany the light show, it’s called From the Log Book and starts with quotations from that book. The poem is broadcast throughout the event, and many of the images are linked to the lines. The poem ends with “When morning comes, I’ll wear a dome of hope.”

I hope these pictures will encourage you to go and stand in the cold this evening and be moved by what you see and hear. Continue reading “Where Light Falls”

Public Walks 29th October to 3rd November

Lots of chances to join me on these fine autumn days over the next week.

Tomorrow, Wednesday 29th:
This is London 10.30 exit 4 Westminster tube, described in the London Walks leaflet as
The Flash Bang Lightning Highlights Tour

Old London 2.15 exit 2 St Paul’s tube. This one ends at the Tower, and in addition to seeing the very moving poppy installation, you could wait and listen to the roll of honour at 16.55, which is what I am planning to do.

Friday 31st October:
No ghost walks for me, instead I shall be doing the pub walk Along the Thames starting at 7.00pm outside Blackfriars tube. This is a walk where we stop at pubs along the way, rather than a walk about pubs, if you take my meaning.
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